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How Finding a Spouse is like Buying a House!

We were discussing one evening how many of us don’t really think of marriage as the Bible portrays it: as a covenant, binding, contractual commitment (Mal 2:14). However, we do understand that when we buy a house we enter into such a commitment.  This understanding of how house buying works, leads many of us to act very wisely when house hunting. (more…)

A Case For Courtship

Ladies, do you think it’s biblical for us Christian women to have boyfriends? Those who answer, ‘yes’ to that question will often provide the following reason: ‘Just because the Bible doesn’t talk about boyfriends, it doesn’t mean it’s wrong to have one.  After all, the Bible doesn’t talk about driving, the internet (more…)

It Matters Whom You Marry

My husband and I were once with a youth group. There were three kids sitting across from us at a meal: two guys and a girl. The one guy was a computer geek with glasses. The other one was a college student with slightly cooler hair and no glasses. The girl was obviously with him. (more…)

Why Men Don’t Propose

We see it everywhere. They’ve been together for years.  She really wants to get married but he’s still not proposed.  Everyone’s wondering when it’s going to happen and why he is delaying things.  I am going to look at two common reasons (more…)